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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191541
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Time:15:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-330LX
Registration: SP-SEB
MSN: LC042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Czestochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU) -   Poland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Częstochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU)
Destination airport:Częstochowa-Rudniki Airport (CZW/EPRU)
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Two pilots were killed when the Extra 330LX, on which they were practicing aerobatics crashed. The airplane came down near the airport's runway and the extent of the damage suggests a near vertical crash with high energy.
The plane crashed while returning from aerobatics training flight. While returning, a 50m agl knife-edge low pass was performed over the airfield and during a subsequent climb, the engine stopped due to fuel starvation at 150m agl. This was followed by a spin and crash.

Cause of the accident.
- Inadequate calculation of the amount of fuel needed to fly, which led to the engine's engine failing due to lack of fuel.
- Turning the aircraft during a turn with high bank angle at low altitude with no engine running.

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Revision history:

22-Nov-2016 17:50 superflyer Added
22-Nov-2016 18:26 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code]
23-Nov-2016 06:21 superflyer Updated [Departure airport]
02-Dec-2016 11:58 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Narrative]
10-Dec-2016 17:43 superflyer Updated [Narrative]
16-Apr-2017 07:37 harro Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2021 09:17 RobertMB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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